News Releases - Government of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/featured_news.html Featured News - Government of New Brunswick en Premier provides third-year progress report on the priorities of New Brunswickers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.09.1235.html Premier Brian Gallant outlined the progress the provincial government has made over the past three years on commitments made to the people of New Brunswick. Fri, 22 September 2017 08:49:00 AST Financial technology company to create up to 125 jobs in Moncton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.09.1233.html Dream Payments, a Toronto-based financial technology company, will create up to 125 new full-time positions in Moncton. Thu, 21 September 2017 09:25:00 AST New Brunswick companies will supply cannabis for recreational market http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.09.1206.html The provincial government has secured suppliers of cannabis for the recreational-use market in anticipation of the federal government legalizing such use by July 2018. A Crown corporation has been established to oversee the sale of non-medicinal cannabis. Fri, 15 September 2017 13:51:00 AST REVISED / Changes to cabinet announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.09.1174.html Changes were announced to the cabinet today, bringing in three new ministers. Tue, 05 September 2017 09:37:00 AST Children and families to benefit from improved early learning and child care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.08.1155.html The federal and provincial governments have signed a three-year, bilateral early learning and child care agreement, under which the federal government will invest close to $30 million to improve early learning and child care for preschool-aged children in the province. The province will contribute $41 million for a total of $71 million. Wed, 30 August 2017 12:41:00 AST Atlantic Trade and Investment Growth Strategy launched http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.07.0934.html The provincial government has partnered with the other three Atlantic provinces and the federal government on the Atlantic Trade and Investment Growth Strategy. The collaborative, multi-year international business development plan aims to provide regional firms with competitive intelligence and market analysis, training and skills development, and in-market engagement activities. Tue, 04 July 2017 13:28:00 AST Canada Day message http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.06.0923.html The following message was issued today by Premier Brian Gallant for Canada Day, Saturday, July 1. Fri, 30 June 2017 09:46:00 AST Sisson Mine represents jobs and opportunities for New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.06.0904.html The provincial government welcomed the news today that the Sisson Mine received the federal government’s environmental assessment approval. Fri, 23 June 2017 09:55:00 AST RBC revises New Brunswick’s GDP growth projection upward http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.06.0862.html The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is now projecting New Brunswick’s real GDP to grow by 1.1 per cent in 2017, exceeding growth forecast expectations contained in the 2017-2018 budget. Thu, 15 June 2017 09:11:00 AST REVISED / TD to create up to 575 jobs in Moncton with new business services centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.05.0753.html TD will open a new business services centre in Moncton in 2019, which will create up to 575 full-time jobs over a six-year period. Wed, 24 May 2017 11:28:00 AST New Brunswick economy continued to grow in 2016 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.05.0600.html A report from Statistics Canada has reaffirmed the province’s economic performance, marking two consecutive years of growth. Tue, 02 May 2017 14:36:00 AST New Brunswick winter holiday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.04.0568.html The provincial government has announced the introduction of a statutory holiday beginning in February 2018 to recognize New Brunswick families. Wed, 26 April 2017 11:13:00 AST Small business income tax will be cut on April 1, the third rate cut in three years http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.03.0372.html On April 1 the small business income tax rate will be cut to three per cent. Mon, 27 March 2017 09:42:00 AST Premier leads delegation to Boston seafood show http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.03.0335.html Several New Brunswick companies will join a delegation led by Premier Brian Gallant and Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet to participate in North America’s largest seafood show. Fri, 17 March 2017 08:34:00 AST Tuition relief for the middle class announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.02.0234.html Premier Brian Gallant announced a new post-secondary education grant program, Tuition Relief for the Middle Class (TRMC) today. Thu, 23 February 2017 13:06:00 AST Budget continues to cut deficit, invests in education and health care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.02.0166.html The 2017-18 provincial budget tabled in the legislature today aims to demonstrate that the government is listening to New Brunswickers, honouring its commitments, and investing responsibly in areas that will lead to a stronger New Brunswick. Tue, 07 February 2017 13:31:00 AST Wellness centre established in Charlotte County http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.02.0156.html Premier Brian Gallant toured the new Charlotte County Collaborative Wellness Centre at the Charlotte County Hospital today. Mon, 06 February 2017 13:41:00 AST Investment of $90 million in renovations at Saint John Regional Hospital http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.02.0154.html Premier Brian Gallant announced an estimated $90 million will be invested in the Saint John Regional Hospital, today in Saint John. Mon, 06 February 2017 10:59:00 AST Premier updates on storm recovery, confirms review to occur http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.02.0143.html Premier Brian Gallant was joined by NB Power president and CEO Gaetan Thomas today to provide an update on the ice storm recovery and confirm that a review of the lessons learned will be undertaken. Fri, 03 February 2017 12:51:00 AST Campaign supports Red Cross ice storm relief http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0131.html In response to the recent ice storm, NB Liquor is partnering with the Canadian Red Cross to raise funds for the relief efforts. Tue, 31 January 2017 13:15:00 AST Disaster financial assistance, advance payments announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0130.html Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization in Neguac today to announce that the provincial government will initiate a Disaster Financial Assistance program. Tue, 31 January 2017 12:56:00 AST Armed Forces to assist with recovery efforts http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0124.html Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization in Shippagan today to update residents on the continuing ice storm recovery. Sun, 29 January 2017 14:44:00 AST Recovery work continues http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0123.html Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) in Tracadie today to update residents on the intensifying storm recovery. Sat, 28 January 2017 14:25:00 AST Province to intensify storm recovery efforts http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0121.html Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) in Caraquet today to signal that storm recovery efforts would be intensified in the regions of the Acadian Peninsula, Miramichi and Kent County. Fri, 27 January 2017 16:19:00 AST Recovery operations progressing http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0106.html Premier Brian Gallant today toured local communities which continue to be impacted by a major storm system, while officials from the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) and NB Power provided an update on efforts to restore power to all impacted residents. Thu, 26 January 2017 14:50:00 AST Fri, 22 September 2017 08:49:00 AST